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Artmedia - e-Publishing news - April, 2003 ===================================
Features: Morley DVD and exhibition at National Portrait Gallery Believers in Love readings, New York and California
e-Networking Applications invited for Poets On Wheels 2003, NSW Applications, State Library of Victoria Creative Fellowships FastTrack Film School, GuerrillaVision, Penrith, Sydney On-line content portal for Independent Film and Music Melbourne DAC2003, Digital Arts and Culture Conference
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Welcome to the autumn edition of the e-publishing quarterly from Artmedia for 2003. This newsletter now reaches over 8,000 writers, publishers, bookshops, libraries and media-smiths in Australia, New Zealand, America, Canada and worldwide.
Relaxing the frequency of this publication to a quarterly has paid off, in a huge selection of networking items, and a paid feature in
this issue, covering our costs. ( Just Aus$50 to feature here ).
Our feature is a major retrospective showing at Canberra's National Portrait Gallery of photographer Lewis Morley's work,
together with information on the DVD which is available here to artmedia subscribers.
Considered one of the significant voices of 1960's London, Lewis Morley took some of the singular iconic images of this period, plus a sampling of fringe actors, musicians, and artists, including Barry Humphries, and, more recently, Peter Carey. The DVD has Lewis discussing the background to some of these sessions.
We also feature some readings from my book, Believers in Love, and invite subscribers to my next reading in New York, on Sunday June 1st, 5pm to 7pm, Tribes Gallery Garden, 285 E. 3rd St., 2nd flr - between Aves C & D. More information below.
In the networking we carry applications for the Poets On Wheels tour of NSW, and the State Library of Victoria Creative Fellowships, both of which close in a couple of days, so be quick.
We also have a multimedia theme, with information on the Fasttrack Film School, run by GuerrillaVision in Penrith, Sydney, and an on-line content portal for independent film and music, and on the upcoming Melbourne digital arts and culture conference.
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The Physical TV site has information on Richard James Allen and Karen Pearlman's Dance Films, and books, including Performing the Unnameable, an anthology of contemporary Australian physical performance scripts.
South Australian author Adrian Rogers, has three fantasy novels published as e-books - on CD Rom or by direct download. Check out his free short story.
On the Artmedia site you can also find a list of links to performers, companies, resources and festivals all over the world, and you can subscribe to this newsletter, or the physical theatre newsletter, and find a copy of the latest issue of both newsletters.
=================================================== Feature: Morley DVD and exhibition at National Portrait Gallery ===================================================
Lewis Morley, photographer of Christine Keeler and the swinging 60s, has a major retrospective showing at Canberra's National Portrait Gallery. He also has a DVD out - a 46 minute digitised film called Lewis Morley, Photographer (ETT Imprint, $34.95).
You can see frames and a quick-time sample of this on his official site - www.lewismorley.com produced by his publisher Tom Thompson. Morley discusses the background to first sessions with Michael Caine, Twiggy, Jean Shrimpton, Peter Cook & Dudley Moore et al.
With over 300 photographs, there's much Austral interest with photos of Barry Humphries (over 40 years! gulp), Lloyd Rees, Brett Whiteley and Peter Carey. Worth chasing - and $40 posted anywhere for any ArtMedia subscriber by contacting email@example.com
=================================================== Feature: Stories from 'Believers in Love' in America ===================================================
Alan Clay's third novel, 'Believers in Love', is now available on order through bookshops and on-line stores worldwide. Order the paperback, or download the eBook.
Upcoming US Tour dates:
New York reading, House of Tribes, Sunday June 1st 5pm to 7pm, Tribes Gallery Garden, 285 E. 3rd St., 2nd flr. between Aves C & D ( F train to 2nd Ave / M21 to E. 3rd / M14-AVE C, M14-AVE D to E. 4th / M9 to E. 4th ) p: 212.674.3778 / e: firstname.lastname@example.org / w: www.tribes.org
Rhythm & Muse, Berkeley Art Center, California, August 9 There will also be other readings in New York in June, and in California in August. Check for updates on the Artmedia site as these are confirmed, and to suggest a reading, e-mail email@example.com Find more information on the
book at http://www.artmedia.com.au/believer.htm
"Profound observations of life, art and love... Believers in Love is a powerfully creative work, with prose that sings like poetry. Beautifully told and evocatively rendered, this novel comes very highly recommended." wordweaving.com
"Australia's best-known poetry touring project is up and running again, this time exploring western New South Wales by train. One of the previous poets says, "Irrespective of whether you're 'up-and-coming' or have just had your 30th book published, these tours are an invaluable once-in-a-lifetime experience. Go for it!" For a week around the end of October, the poets will be performing and running workshops in a range of venues from pubs to schools. You'll learn a lot, sell books, be happy and exhausted. Applicants will need to: have some experience in reading and workshopping, be flexible, have an ABN, and be a member of the Poets Union ( you can join at the same time you apply ) The Poets Union actively encourages diversity -- regional, stylistic, gender and professional development stage. Last year, none of those chosen came from Sydney. Those who have already been on a POW tour are ineligible to apply. You will be paid $850, have all NSW train travel plus "on tour" accommodation paid. Please send a CV detailing relevant experience, along with five pages of sample poetry to: Poets Union, P.O. Box 91, Balmain 2041, Australia. Applications must be received by 30th April." Les Wicks firstname.lastname@example.org
"Call for applications for the State Library of Victoria Creative Fellowships 2003/04. The State Library of Victoria, in association with the State Government, is pleased to announce a new program of Creative Fellowships that will allow scholars and creative artists to explore the Library's collections. The fellowships will be awarded on the advice of an independent committee of the Library Board of Victoria over a three-year period. The first fellowships will be awarded in 2003, with up to eight available annually. Applications must be in hard copy, and the completed form must be returned by 30 April 2003. The Creative Fellowships will be of interest to independent scholars, artists, writers, composers, academics, developers of new media and others working across a broad range of disciplines. Those awarded fellowships will receive stipends of Aus$25 000 for a period of six months or Aus$50 000 for twelve months, as well as the means and uninterrupted time to work with the vast resources of the State Library. Guidelines, application forms and information about the State Library of Victoria's collections are on the Web site:
http://www.statelibrary.vic.gov.au" (Dr) Dianne Reilly, La Trobe Librarian, State Library of Victoria
"The FastTrack Film School will be unleashed at Panthers World, Penrith, Sydney, for the weekend of: Friday eve 9th, Sat 10th, Sunday 11th May 2003, providing a fun and intense weekend seminar covering all aspects of filmmaking. GuerrillaVision - Justin Case & George Mannix have designed their latest workshop program so that it can be completed in One Weekend, quickly empowering local aspiring filmmakers with the necessary grounding to launch their film ventures. The program covers devising a script, movie metaphors, the style guide, working with actors and crews, planning and pre-production, the shoot, navigating the digital labyrinth, sound, final cut, marketing and festivals, and legal issues. Further information check out the website. " Find this link under Film and Video at
"IndieFilmWeb.com, the world's first on-line content portal for the independent film and music industries, offers filmmakers and musicians the opportunity to show their work free-of-charge on the web, while still retaining 100% copyright over the work broadcast. IndieFilmWeb.com is committed to promoting independent artists by encoding, hosting and streaming short films, animations, music videos, documentaries and full-length feature films, free of charge. IndieFilmWeb.com is also committed to representing filmmakers and musicians by actively marketing their work in traditional and new media channels, and by offering them free services to help promote both themselves and their work. IndieFilmWeb.com have submission offices around the world, including Australia, France, Japan, Malaysia, the United Kingdom and the USA. Work on IndieFilmWeb.com is streamed in both narrowband (56k) and broadband (300k) using both the Real and Media player formats." Brian M Logan. For more information on IndieFilmWeb find a link under Film and Video at
"We're putting together a performance night as part of the Digital Arts and Culture Conference, which is running in Melbourne, May 19 to 23, so if you're attending, and do performance work of some
kind, email me with details, no promises, but would like to provide the opportunity for performance workers attending to participate
as much as we can. The dac web site has become a blog (we're nothing if not late comers to fashion and fad). We're rapidly adding
information here about Melbourne, the conference, how we talk, etc, so would be sensible to drop by here regularly. Registrations
are flowing in, so if you want to be here in May, please register, if
there are problems, please email. over and out from dac central"
Adrian Miles. Find a link to the DAC site under Festivals and Conferences at
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